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Most Quotable Teacher: Ross Caton

Mr. Caton in his school photo.

Mr. Caton in his school photo.

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If Vernon Hills High School gave out an award for most quotable teacher, Mr. Caton would win every year. From the slogans he says before exams, to his use of phrases while teaching, Mr. Caton has made a name for himself through his iconic quotes. Here are a few of his most popular catchphrases:

“Talking is cheating, and cheating is a zero.”

“I could not agree more.”

“And the question becomes…”

¨Ladies and Gentlemen…¨

“Focus on what you do know, not what you don’t know.”

“Let freedom ring? Not so fast, China is still China.”

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